3 December, 2011
barbarag commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 2 - Win a Three-Year Subscription to Selvedge Magazine!
old flea market finds in linen lace and cotton
barbarag commented on the project Fingerless Gloves- Maglia
Thank you for the pattern.
Could you put measurements on it?
4 May, 2011
barbarag commented on the article The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: How Sewing Changed the Lives of an Afghan Family
I will buy this book . These women are role models for all of us.
17 April, 2011
barbarag commented on the project top from vintage linen napkins
Yes even though it’s upside down !
16 April, 2011
barbarag added the project top from vintage linen napkins
Crossover top made out of 3 vintage monogrammed linen table napkins .
They are joined at the shoulder and sides by hand with a feather stitch , machine sewn sleeves made of edge pieces.
15 March, 2011
barbarag commented on the article Mother of Pearl Buttons: A Uniquely American Triumph
In the 17th century mother of pearl buttons were manufactured in France near Paris. There is a wonderful museum to visit where you can see the difficult working conditions that produced these wond…
2 February, 2011
barbarag commented on the article Win a Copy of Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion and Fun!
21 December, 2010
barbarag commented on the article Upcycling and Reclaiming Fashion
Thanks for this wonderful post. Such beautiful clothes , probably more beautiful than the original garments.
9 November, 2010
barbarag added the project recycled shirts
Two shirts, one inside as lining , new collar form scraps of needecord and embellishments also from scraps
barbarag commented on the project spring blazer
The colours you chose are great .
barbarag commented on the forum topic Trousers smile at base of bum
I have had the same problem and I take the trousers in by putting a horizontal tuck across the back of the trousers at hip level as if making a yoke . The tuck is widest in the middle at the cent…
16 February, 2010
Sorry I just made them up as I went along .I cut the pattern on newspaper . 23 cms deep, 26 across at the widest point ,18 cms at the top opening and the flap comes down about halfway .I lined the…